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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hackathon for high-schoolers wins an encore

Los Altos High School senior Aashia Mehta isn't quite at the point where she can script a killer new app on her own. However,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2017
Last comment by Trudy, on Jan 7, 2017 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 2605 Views

AROUND TOWN

New bill would ban smoking pot while driving

A California State Senate bill introduced Thursday would outlaw driving while under the influence of marijuana in response...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 6, 2017 at 4:01 pm | 17 comments | 26533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents up in arms over digital math program

It sounds like a perfect fit for a school district based in the heart of Silicon Valley: a "smart" math curriculum —...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Alice, on Jan 6, 2017 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 456 Views

ELECTIONS

Dismayed by Trump, political activists vie for local offices

Plenty of people probably want nothing to do with politics after last November's election, but for some it's exactly why...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Kacey , on Jan 6, 2017 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 552 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV schools take on big challenges in 2016

It's been a busy year for all three of Mountain View's local school districts. Whether it's building new schools, closing...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2017
Last comment by Former MVWSD parent , on Jan 5, 2017 at 8:51 pm | 2 comments | 2514 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google gives $800,000 for downtown WiFi

Plans for a citywide fiber-optic network may be on hiatus, but Google is looking into other ways to grow internet access...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 5, 2017 at 6:54 pm | 5 comments | 4840 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View's motto: build, baby, build

In the long-term, City Council members across the board have indicated Mountain View should be able to build its way out...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Jan 5, 2017 at 1:25 pm | 70 comments | 5147 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Campbell man identified in fatal Mountain View crash

The Santa Clara County Coroner's Office has identified the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash as 28-year-old Cory Elsner...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2017
Last comment by D Man., on Jan 4, 2017 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 5402 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A busy year for El Camino Hospital

El Camino Hospital spent a lot of time in the spotlight this year, presenting big plans to expand both in and out of Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by concerned taxpayer, on Jan 4, 2017 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2252 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlords take Measure V to court

Two days from being enacted, Mountain View's voter-approved rent-control law, Measure V, is being challenged and potentially...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 3, 2017 at 1:39 pm | 110 comments | 9613 Views

AROUND TOWN

This week's A&E highlights

More than 30 of Palo Alto resident Karen White’s vividly colorful landscape and floral oil paintings are on exhibit at...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2017
Last comment by David Rogers, on Jan 2, 2017 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 926 Views

AROUND TOWN

City withholds details on rent control committee applicants

As Mountain View's extensive new rent-control law goes into effect, the City Council faces a big decision: Who should be...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by Seriously B-man, on Jan 1, 2017 at 4:54 pm | 23 comments | 4700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunnyvale blocks homeless shelter at Moffett

The years-long search for a place to put a homeless shelter in the northern end of Santa Clara County just got a little bit...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by karen, on Jan 1, 2017 at 12:06 pm | 11 comments | 9097 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Study reveals promising results for airbag bike 'helmets'

Stanford University researchers are eyeing new bike helmet technology: an airbag "helmet," in which variable sensors are...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2016
Last comment by Um..., on Dec 31, 2016 at 6:52 pm | 1 comment | 1665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A second chance at higher education

It may sound too good to be true, but a Mountain View-based education company is giving anyone who lives or works in Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2016
Last comment by De Anza College adjunct professor, on Dec 31, 2016 at 4:56 pm | 5 comments | 6512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure V put on hold

On the eve of its implementation last week, the voter-approved charter amendment hit a brick wall after the California Apartment...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2016
Last comment by The Business Man, on Dec 31, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 48 comments | 3966 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nurturing tomorrow's musicians and artists

It sounds hard to believe, but a drab concrete building at Mountain View's edge is home to what might be called the lifeline...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Drab?, on Dec 30, 2016 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 1818 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council drops outdoor pot ban

Mountain View broke away from a county-wide crackdown on backyard marijuana growers Tuesday night, after City Council members...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Thank You Neil, on Dec 29, 2016 at 1:36 pm | 13 comments | 3929 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Food bank faces deep drop in donations

Silicon Valley's local food bank is sounding the alarm this holiday season after donations from residents in the South Bay...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by Friendly Neighbor, on Dec 29, 2016 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 5828 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents react to new school attendance boundaries

More than 150 families went to school Monday night to weigh in on new attendance boundaries designed to balance enrollment...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
Last comment by Cfrink, on Dec 29, 2016 at 2:02 am | 47 comments | 6570 Views
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